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Chester Beach

 (1881 - 1956)
Chester Beach was active/lived in New York, California / Italy.  Chester Beach is known for allegorical and mythological figure sculpture, medallist-coins.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Chester Beach


Birth / Death:  1881 San Francisco, California - 1956 Brewster, New York

Methods for Chester Beach

Direct Carver, Hand Carving
Medallic Art, Medallions, Medals, Coin Design
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Chester Beach

Subjects for Chester Beach

Commemorative, Memorial, Monument
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Portraits

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Chester Beach

California Before 1940
Italy Before World War I

Art Association for Chester Beach

American Numismatic Society
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
National Arts Club, New York
National Sculpture Society
Salmagundi Club, New York City
Society of Medalists

Teachers for Chester Beach

Charles Raoul Verlet

Schools for Chester Beach

Academie Julian, Student
Beaux Arts Institute of Design, NYC, Teacher
California School of Design, Mark Hopkins Institute, Student
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Student
Grand Central School (Academy) of Art, Teacher

Awards/Recognition for Chester Beach

Elizabeth N. Watrous Gold Medal, National Academy of Design
Helen Foster Barnett Prize, National Academy of Design
J. Sanford Saltus Prize/Medal, National Academy of Design

Chronology for Chester Beach

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Added Description for Chester Beach

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty
Sculpture Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Chester Beach

MacBeth Gallery, New York City

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Chester Beach

Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915

Exhibition of Art Association for Chester Beach

Boston Art Club-
National Academy of Design-
National Arts Club
National Sculpture Society-
Society of Medalists-

Exhibition of Museum for Chester Beach

Art Institute of Chicago
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Exhibition of Special Venue for Chester Beach

Armory Show 1913, New York


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